Home Pros Radio Show

Hosted ByShane Hipps & Tommy Donovan

The guys from The Home Pros Radio Show are tackling home improvements with loads of expertise and a dash of humor. Whether you're buying a home, preparing to make home improvements or just want to be a better-informed homeowner, tune in to The Home Pros Radio Show.

The guys from The Home Pros Radio Show are tackling home improvements with loads of expertise and a dash of humor. Whether you’re buying a home, preparing to make home improvements, or just want to be a better-informed homeowner, tune in to The Home Pros Radio Show.

Every week, we feature a home improvement topic and include a discussion with industry experts to help you take better care of your home. We also interact with our listeners by answering call-in questions live on the air or by email. Since airing our first show in April, we’ve taken on a wide range of topics that cover your home from roof to foundation.

Our hosts, Shane Hipps and Tommy Donovan have teamed up to use their skills and experience to give you advice on home improvements and to help make sure that folks our listeners are among the most well-informed homeowners anywhere. Shane is a master electrician, a master HVAC technician, a homebuilder, and a commercial general contractor; and Tommy Donovan is a Certified Home Inspector with the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).

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Signs Your Water Heater is Going Bad, Home Inspections, and Mystery Sounds!

We’re covering another dangerous item that might be lurking in your house… we’ll let you know what that is!  Tommy shares some of his home inspection experiences that might be helpful to anyone selling their house in the future.  Plus, how can you tell if your water heater is about to go out?  And we finally have an answer to that mystery sound!  All that and more on this week’s Home Pros Radio Show!

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Circuit Breakers, Toilet Issues and a House in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Could your circuit breakers possibly be an electrical hazard? We’ll show you how you can find out. We’ll also show you how can you find out if your toilet has a loose base and how to fix it. Plus, would you like to live in a house from a galaxy far, far away? All this and more on this week’s Home Pros Radio Show!

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Carpet Repairs, Money-Saving Tips for Home Sellers, and Memorial Day Grilling Tips!

Some money-saving tips for home sellers, and solutions for the scary-looking carpet before you rip it all out, some grilling tips for your Memorial Day weekend, and some features from the News Desk!

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Electricity Basics, Crawl Space Moisture Problems, and Is Your House for the Birds?

What do you do when you notice you might have some moisture problems in your crawl space? How can you tell if you have a problem? We also talk about the basics of electricity… amps, watts, and volts. What’s the difference? And how do you know if your house is “for the birds”? All this and more on this week’s episode of The Home Pro Radio Show!

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Electrical Panels, Pest Management, and “May the Fourth Be With You”!

Tommy and Shane celebrate “May the Fourth Be With You”, open up electrical panels in the PHOTO FROM THE FIELD segment, share some tips on how to keep the pests away from your house this summer, and share a sneak peek at the upcoming Home & Garden Show!

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Common Repairs, Photos from the Field, and Kentucky Derby Trivia!

The Home Pros discuss one of the more common issues that might be lurking in your house and the 10 Things You Need To Know to make your home offer attractive to sellers. Plus, can the type of paint you apply to your house help save you in your utility bills? Tommy and Shane discuss these topics along with the “Photo from the Field” and information from the “News Desk”!

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Top 10 Things to Improve Your House Offer

The Home Pros discuss one of the more common issues that might be lurking in your house and the 10 Things You Need To Know to make your home offer attractive to sellers. Plus, can the type of paint you apply to your house help save you in your utility bills? Tommy and Shane discuss these topics along with the “Photo from the Field” and information from the “News Desk”!

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Indoor Spring Maintenance Checklist, Bats in the Belfry and Neighborhood Disputes!

We’re covering more of your Spring Maintenance Checklist this week! We discussed items you need to pay attention to on the outside of your house last week… this week, we move to the indoors and help you think of things you should do to prepare for the season. We also discuss a solution for BATS! Some listeners have discussed having “bats in their belfry” in previous episodes. This week, we share some solutions for getting rid of bats while also taking care of them and not hurting them. What’s the best way to handle a dispute with a neighbor? In the News Desk we share an option that you probably don’t want to try.

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Spec Homes vs. New Builds, Spring Maintenance Checklist, and Interesting Decoration Ideas!

Tommy and Shane talk about spec homes and how they compare to new builds, some Spring maintenances checklists, interesting houses and their decoration in the News Desk, and how much would you pay for a home if you weren’t going to live in it? And are you looking at buying a new house? Builders are doing some new things these days.

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Curb Appeal Solutions, Antiques in the News, and Comedian Jon Reep!

April… well, uh, March showers bring May flowers?  We’ll talk about it and help you get your house ready for the Spring.  There’s also updates from the News Desk and special guest comedian Jon Reep from the “Country-ish” podcast joins for home improvement stories and trivia!

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